Double Dutch Braids

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Hey Guys!!! Finally filmed this – How to Double Dutch braids tutorial! its not perfect I know! but the more you practise the better WE will get!

Any more hair tutorials you want let me know!

Hope you like it and don’t forget to tag me on instagram @tashietinks if you recreate this or any of my looks I literally LOVE to see them!


Watch tutorial on this makeup look – HERE



Bellami Guy tang balayage colour #8/#60 HERE

Batiste dark dry shampoo – HERE
Batiste texture spray – HERE

I really hope you liked this look!


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Easy Affordable hair extensions with KoKo couture

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HEY GUYS! MERRY CHRISTMAS EVE EVE!!! New video – Easy Affordable hair extensions with Koko couture.

You know I love my extensions Im always changing it up with them and you guys seem to love them too BUT I know a lot of you find the price tag a tad on the high side, which they are! SO Koko couture contacted me about their super affordable range, I tried them first and I was so pleasantly surprised at how amazing these looked for the price – £19.99!!!!


They are synthetic hair, which I would usually turn my nose up at! but I thought it had been so long since I had seen or felt any synthetic ones that I may as well see what they are like before I diss them! and they are definetly not like how I had imagined in my head! As you will see in the video below they are so quick and easy to clip in and the results speak for themselves!

If you are new to extensions or just want them for a special event or something these are for sure worth it.

They come in Straight or Curly, I thought I would prefer the straight but actually when they arrived I prefer the curly! On the website the curly looked a bit too curly for my liking but once I brushed them they went into these amazing glam waves.  You get 3 clip in wefts adding up to a massive 230g and 24″! pretty phenom!

Anyway I will leave you to watch the video so you can see these bad boys in action!



Curly – HERE

Straight – HERE

They have a ton of colours so you will be able to find your perfect match, the colour I am wearing is Champagne Blonde.

Hope you all have an amazing Christmas and I will see you on the other side!




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Beauty works extensions – 5 christmas party hairstyles!

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Hey guys!!! So I did one of these videos a while back and you guys loved it! so I thought I would do a Christmas edition! good idea of what?!? using my beautyworks extensions 5 Christmas party hairstyles!

I hope you find it helpful if you do wear extensions but also if you don’t and let me know which look is your fav!

The extensions I am wearing are BeautyWorks in the colour St Tropez which can be found HERE they have so many shades to choose from so you will be able to ind your perfect match!

You can also use my code TASHIE15 for 15% off!!!

Don’t forget to Tag me on Instagram @tashietinks or #tashietinks if you recreate any of these looks!

For the makeup worn in this video you can watch the tutorial on this look HERE!

Hope you like it!

Happy Thanks Giving!!



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Olaplex review and balayage colour


Hey Guys!! So a little hair Olaplex review and balayage colour update for you in kinda a vlog style video let me know if you want more VLOGS in the comments!

A lot of you don’t know as you only see my hair in photos or videos! BUT its very damaged and just hard to manage right now due to no ones fault but my own!

As you all know I not so long ago decided to bleach my own hair A LOT in just one day! as I said in that video… SILLY IDEA! but I did it and now I am paying for it! I needed the colour fixed as when it was growing out it was getting worse and worse due to the previous black colour still in my root area, so I knew it needed doing properly but I also was petrified my hair would literally be left in the basin! So i did loads of research into Olaplex after hearing so many good things about it, eventually I decided to go for it and get the olaplex treatment and sort out this colour!

So far I am super impressed with Olaplex it has done exactly what the hype is on about and my hair honestly feels so much better already! I can actually style it now! I will keep you updated probably on snapchat (@tashietinks) over the next few weeks with how I am finding it after a few washes etc!

To find the nearest salon to you to have it done check out their website UK or USA

The salon I went to if you’re in my area was Simon Webster and the guy who did my colour and treatment was Patrick Matthews.

Any other questions you have about this video, my experience or any products used let me know and I will get back to you!


Hope you found this video helpful!



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How to : Get Instagram worthy hair!

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Hey! So todays post is a How to: “Get Instagram worthy hair!”

By this I don’t mean you have to change your hair! I am going to show you a few little tips and tricks on how to edit your hair selfies!!!

Something fun for a miserable Monday!

In an ideal world we would all have amazing photographers, lighting and backdrops to follow us around capturing amazing hair shots! but unfortunately this is not reality and we have to work with what we have, all images in this post are just me sitting in front of my bedroom wall with my camera on my tripod!

OK so it’s really pretty simple and I have a few key points to tell you to get started and I will go into more detail in the photo descriptions!

One || More is MORE! The messier the better

Two || FaceTune is your friend, “In a good way”

Three || If in Doubt Black and White it out!

Four || The bigger the better!

Five || Keep it Clean.

Ok so now to put these into practice and tell you some more info!

(All images have a before and after – Left is original photo, no edit, colour change etc and then right obviously with the edits I suggest!)


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Ok, so as I said point number one, always go a little messier then you would actually wear, in real life this bun was really pulled out and may not of lasted that long on a day out! But for the effect of it to show in a photo you have to push it that little bit further to capture the image.


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Ok so point number two Facetune (the app) is your best friend! And no, not to smooth the hell out of your skin so you look like a wax work!

Facetune has this amazing option called “Detail” now you do have to have a light touch with this DO NOT just put it all over the image! you just use it to enhance the texture of the hair strands, I try and pick precise hair strands and also detail the highlights/shine in the hair, as you can see above!


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Ok so my tip for this next one, is probably one more for blondes which I have only recently learnt being a newbie blonde!

Sometimes the camera can pick up different tones in your hair, but not in a good way! i.e if you can see in the before image, there is one very Orange chunk of hair! which just doesn’t fit in! so if you love the hair shot but not the tones the lighting has captured, go for a moody black and white shot which will really enhance the hair style and texture as there is no colour distraction!


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Keeping with the fishtail, this is the bigger is better rule!

When doing any style of braid not just a fishtail, I really believe the bigger the better, a skinny tight braid just doesn’t look that great! so really get in there and poof it out to widen the braid so the camera can really capture all that texture. (use detail tool in Facetune to highlight the braids texture)


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Ok finally, Keep it Clean! for me this tip goes with all my Instagram photos (where possible) again using FaceTune!

FaceTune has this amazing tool (used in all images) which is Whiten! I do not use this for what it is technically meant to be used for, it is meant for whitening your teeth, eyes etc.. PLEASE don’t do this! it looks super fake and just weird! ANYWAY thats another story! I use it to, as you can see, whiten my background! I do this with most of my Instagram images as I like a clean white look to them but as you can see what a MASSIVE difference it makes! and its super easy to do you basically just choose whiten, and run your finger around the background!

SIDE NOTE – This will only work if your background is a light shade, my raw background was actually a pale grey wall.

SIDE SIDE NOTE – Obviously I have enlarged these images for you to see clearly what I am doing, Instagram is a lot smaller in image size, so the effects look more natural and amazing on there.

Ok so that is a few of my tips and tricks, I have done a full video on how I edit my instagram photos on my youtube channel HERE but if you would like one specifically on this let me know in the comments!

The app mentioned can be found in the iPhone app store – Facetune (I’m sure most of you have heard of it already!)

The hair extensions I wear (in all images) are Beauty Works – HERE

(use code TASHIE15 for 15% off)




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How I went from Black hair to Blonde hair!

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Hey Guys!

I am so sorry I didn’t get this up last week as promised! it basically was finished last week and I went away on holiday but I left it uploading Wednesday but for some reason it had an error during upload so it didn’t publish for you! and I couldn’t do it while I was away! so sorry!


Here is EVERYTHING I did for my hair Transformation!

I had wanted to do this for a little while as I get super bored very quickly with my look! you know when you look in the mirror everyday and your just like urgh you again! (is that just me?..)

So first of all I asked you guys what you thought of my idea and I posted this photo on Instagram as my “INSPO” pics


(photo – Instagram – @tashietinks)

So this is the look I wanted, I wanted to keep really dark roots but have like beachy blonde hair you know?

So the majority of you said DO IT! like probably 95% there was only a few of you that had doubts so I did it!

Here is my before and after

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I started off by doing the colour which I will leave everything I used listed at the bottom of this post including who did what as well!

My colour without the extensions looked like this

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And then I went to have my Beauty Works LA weave fitted (all details listed at bottom of page)

Which transformed my look even more and I love it!

Below – Before and after extensions! What a difference!


Ok so I explain everything I did in the video so PRESS PLAY below for full video and then all products and info you need to know is below this!


L’Oreal Platine Bleach
40vol/12% peroxide
30vol/9% peroxide
Colorphlex (strenghting colour treatment similar to Olaplex) HERE
Toner – Affinage 12.2

Colour done by myself and one of my best friends Lee you can find her at
The little shop of Hair she’s amazing : )

BeautyWorks Weft St Tropez – HERE (Use code TASHIE15 for 15% off)

Fitted by Karl @Electric London – HERE
29 Thayer Street, London, W1U 2QW – 020 7935 0015

Right I think that is everything but if I have missed anything out let me know in the comments and I will let you know!

If you have any questions please let me know! and try this at your own risk!

One more thing! This is NOT good for your hair, you can’t do this and not expect it to get damaged in the process! all you can do is try and make it as least damaging as possible and always take your hairs health as first priority as at the end of the day there is no point having an amazing colour blonde but you have no hair left!

I used to be a hairdresser so I know quite a lot of info, if you don’t feel confident to do this yourself or have a drastic amount of black dye build up on your hair then go to a salon!!!

Thank you so much for viewing!

Don’t forget to follow me on instagram – @tashietinks
and also Snapchat is where you will see everything first! also @tashietinks




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Festival Accent Braid

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Hair – BeautyWorks extensions – HERE

Use code TASHIE15 for a whopping 15% off!

Lips – NYX Shocking Pink matte lipstick

Thanks so much for viewing!

Peace and Love


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Beachy waves hair tutorial

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I have another hair tutorial for you using my amazing Beauty Works custom grey ombre!

This is my fav way to wear my hair, Beachy waves, I love a messy undone look and love that amazing texture you get from the beach with the sea air! So here is how I create it at home with no sea air required just an amazing sea salt spray!

Here is some pics and then see below for the full tutorial and everything I used!

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Here is everything I used!

Nume 32mm wand

BeautyWorks custom grey ombre hair extensions


(use code TASHIE15 for 15% off orders over £50)

John Frieda Sea Salt spray

Beauty Works heat protection spray

Hope you liked this Beachy waves hair tutorial please give it a thumbs up if you did and share with your friends who you think will like it too!




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Festival hair

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Heyyyyuuu guys!

Happy Monday!

Today I have a festival hair tutorial for you, I mean you could wear this anytime but I think it would look great for festivals, its super easy to do!

Here are some pics of the hair look and then watch below for full tutorial on how to achieve it yourselves!

PS How amazing are my new Grey Ombres from Beauty Works! #LOVE

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HAIR – BeautyWorks extensions* – HERE

(Custom coloured)

USE CODE – TASHIE15 for 15% off all orders over £50

Lashes are HudaBeauty – Samantha

Lips – Dose of Colour – Stone

Hope you like the look make sure to tag me on Instagram if you recreate it @tashietinks

Have a GREAT week!!




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How to: Ombre hair blue/grey

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Hey Guys!

SO if you follow me on social media you would of seen that I recently dyed my hair!

I basically dyed it blue/black on top and then ombre in to a blue/grey colour see pic below

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This is the photo I put up on instagram and so many of you were asking what I used and how I did it, SO ya’ll ask, ya’ll shall receive!

I have made a video talking you through it and showing you how I did it as I thought this would be the easiest way to show and explain it!

Another couple of pics below from my recent trip to Cali and how I wore it, with flowers in my hair <3

Watch video below and see all products used with links were I can : )

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Bellami Lilly Hair – HERE

(use code TASHIE5)


Schwarzkopf Colour XXL HD 90 Cosmic Blue – HEREblue colour

I needed 3 x boxes!

The bleach I used was L’Oreal Platine with 9%/30vol

For the ends I used a mixture of Crazy colour in Silver and Violette and also some directions colour in silver and midnight blue!

I basically just mixed them all together with a blonde toner (L’Oreal 9.13)

You could skip the L’Oreal toner part and just use the crazy colours I just added it as my extensions came out pretty warm so just to help take some warmth away!

Crazy colours


Available at AMAZON

Directions colour


Available at AMAZON

Hope this was helpful, please leave me any questions below!




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